Volunteers Needed for the 98th City Birthday Party

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The Community Activities Department is looking for a 3-4 volunteers to help the Carmel Celebrates Community Committee serve lunch next Saturday, October 25th  from 11:45 – 1:30 at the City’s Birthday party after the Halloween parade. CCCC is providing all of the food, they just needs some extra hands. Come enjoy the festivities, listen to the Carmel Rotary Blues Band, and lend a helping hand. And if you decide to participate, we will provide you with a lunch ticket, good for a hot dog, chili, chips, a drink, birthday cake, and ice cream!

Contact Ashlee Wright at 831-624-1615 or awright@ci.carmel.ca.us to volunteer. …

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Monterey Bay Village and VNA & Hospice Present “Call 911!”

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Monterey Bay Village and VNA & Hospice Present, “Call 911!!!”

Carmel, CA, October 22, 2014, 2:30p.m., The Carmel Foundation’s Diment Hall

Join us for a staged reading of a play that explores family dynamics during a health crisis. Advance care directives are not in place and the resulting events unfold in a very poignant, often humorous manner. Presented in collaboration with Compassionate Care Alliance and playwright Cindy Gum. Healthy refreshments will be served. Space is limited to 100 guests. This presentation is free and open to the public. The Carmel Foundation is located on the SE corner of 8th & Lincoln. For more information, please contact Nettie Porter at 831.620.8717 or nporter@carmelfoundation.org.

About The Carmel Foundation

The Carmel Foundation is an organization that serves members 55 and better in the Monterey County area and beyond.  The Foundation is located in Carmel on the southeast Corner of 8 …

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Harrison Memorial Library Program Update

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The Harrison Memorial Library in partnership with the Carmel Public Library Foundation hold enjoyable and informative programs throughout the year. Covering a wide range of topics such as local history, science, parenting, social issues, and the arts, there is something for everyone! Join us on Tuesday nights at Carpenter Hall at 7:00pm.

September:

  • Parent & Teacher Lecture Series — Peaceful Parents: Happy Kids with Dr. Laura Markham, early childhood psychologist and parent educator. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sunset Center.
  • Community Night with the Library — Monterey Bay: Breath Diving and Underwater Photography with local photographer Scott Campbell. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sunset Center.

October:

  • Parent Teacher Lecture Series–Teenagers and Bullying with Dr. Robert Faris, UC Davis. Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sun …
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54th Annual Sand Castle Contest – Commotion in the Ocean!

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The 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014.  This year’s theme is “Commotion in the Ocean”.  This fun, free event is a great way to spend the day, whether building, or admiring, the beautiful and amazing sand creations.

Sandcastle Contest judges confer awards for multiple categories, including the coveted Golden Shovel and Sour Grapes awards. Non-monetary bribes are heartily encouraged.  Food, wine, and massages are common offerings, and are an additional way for contestants to express their creativity.

The contest is open to anyone who would like to build a castle; simply sign up on the beach the morning of the contest.  Signups and sandcastle building begin at 8:00 a.m., and judging takes place at noon. The contest is held on Carmel Beach at Scenic between 10th and 11th Avenues, and is sponsored by the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and the Monterey Bay chapter of the American Institute of Architects. …

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Carmel Fire Department – Weekly Summary

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September 26, 2014

WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT – FIRE DEPARTMENT

 Firefighter Fridays in October at the Monterey Library – On Fridays during the month of October from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m., Firefighter’s from the Monterey Fire Department will volunteer to read fire related books and favorites to children.  There will also be a discussion and question and answer session afterward.  This will be in recognition of National Fire Prevention Month.  If you have any questions, please contact Karen Brown at the Monterey Library at 646-3744.

National Fire Prevention Month – The Month of October is National Fire Prevention Month sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  Fire Prevention Month has roots that date back to The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 that killed more than 250 people and left more than 100,000 homeless.

A home is often referred to as a safe haven.  This month, make sure your ho …

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Upcoming Sunset Center Events

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Days and Nights Festival COMMUNITY DAY EVENTS — FREE

Saturday, September 27th, Sunset Cultural Center, Carmel By The Sea

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/346237985534497/

2 p.m.
H20MXFree Film Screening and discussion with filmmakers Alejandra Liceaga and Jose Cohen: A beautiful and widely-praised depiction of water issues across the border, H20MX was described in Variety Magazine as, “ A rallying cry for government and collective action, “H2Omx” is a good-looking, well-researched and smartly assembled documentary that makes a persuasive case that the time is nigh to remedy the status of water management in the Valley of Mexico. Raising awareness a la “An Inconvenient Truth,” the crusading pic employs dramatic aerial photography, easily assimilated statistics presented v …

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9/11 Memorial and Remembrance

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9-11 Memorial

 

A reflection of the 9/11 memorial at Devendorf Park on September 11, 2014. …

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Carmel Chamber of Commerce Presents the Taste of Carmel Royal Bash!

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Taste of Carmel

The Carmel Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Taste of Carmel Royal Bash event at the Carmel Mission on October 2 at 6:00 p.m.

Sample local cuisine from top area restaurants while you sip Monterey County wines, all showcased in the historic Carmel Mission Courtyard. Dance to a crowd-favorite, The Money Band, and then take a break from the festivities to bid on silent auction items ranging from restaurant specials to boutique goods.

For purchasing and more information visit www.tasteofcarmel.yapsody.com.

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Join the Central Coast Clean Up Effort!

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Carmel Beach

Saturday, September 20, 2014 9 am to Noon

The 30th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, sponsored by the California Coastal Commission, is the country’s largest premier marine environment volunteer event. Last year, thanks to the 80,000-plus volunteers throughout the state, more than a million pounds of trash and recyclables were collected from California’s beaches, lakes, and waterways. Guinness Book of World Records called Coastal Cleanup Day “the largest garbage collection”!

Bring your friends and family to Coastal Cleanup Day at Carmel Beach and show your support for our shared natural resources. Make a difference in your community—it’s fun and it’s educational too.

No need to pre-register. Just sh …

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Upcoming Chats with Carmel Public Services Director

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Please join Public Services Director, Sharon Friedrichsen, at one of the upcoming Carmel Chat sessions.

Monday, Sept 15
Carmel City Chat/Sunset with Carmel Public Services Director
6:00-7:00 PM
Meet at Garden Club Benches at Dunes at Del Mar and Ocean

Wednesday, Sept 17
Carmel City Chat with Carmel Public Services Director
4:00- 5:00 PM
First Murphy Park

Tuesday, Sept 23
Carmel City Chat with Carmel Public Services Director
12:00-1:00 PM
Piccadilly Park …

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